Westinghouse Electric Company
Westinghouse Electric Company was founded in 1886 by George Westinghouse and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. Today, Westinghouse is a nuclear company, providing fuel, services, technology, plant design, and equipment to utility and industrial customers in the worldwide commercial nuclear electric power industry. Nearly 50 percent of the nuclear power plants in operation worldwide, and nearly 60 percent in the United States, are based on Westinghouse technology. Westinghouse employs more than 15,000 people located around the globe on four continents. Westinghouse has a long-standing commitment to excellence and innovation in commercial nuclear reactor technology, including innovation in metallic and ceramic materials as applied to nuclear fuel assemblies and reactor structural components. As the nuclear renaissance progresses, Westinghouse continues to pursue reactor and fuel technologies to increase safety and provide operational enhancement to the commercial nuclear power industry.
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